The school has an open door policy and welcomes parent involvement through School Council, Parent Support Group, Parents and Carers Group (PACG) and as volunteers in the classroom.
School Councils have a wide range of roles and responsibilities including:
Council is a vital part of the school community and parents are encouraged to consider nominating for positions as they become vacant.
Click here to download the School Council Codes of Practice.
Sale and District Specialist School’s School Council is made up of
We also have a minute recorder who does not have a vote on the council.
For a list of current School Council members please see the School Council section of the Parent Manual.
Parents are welcome to attend but please give advance notice for catering purposes as a light meal is provided. The council are required to meet a minimum of eight times per year. An annual reporting meeting is held once per year.
For details of School Council meeting times throughout the year please see the School Council section of the Parent Manual.
The PACG meet at the school once a month to plan fundraising activities and to provide support for parents/carers and families. All parents/Carers are welcome to attend. Contact the school for further details.
We always need parent volunteers to assist with programs such as:
All parent volunteers must have a current Victorian ‘Working with Children’s’ card. See below.
All schools are required to ensure student safety and supervision by insisting that parents/volunteers have suitable Working with Children Checks. Please contact the office for information if you need to organise one of these.
Click here to find out more information about the Department of Education Victoria requirements for volunteers working with children in schools.